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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (4): 359-379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... technological artifact can be redesigned in a certain society, there are a certain number of people who are familiar with such technology and are skilled in its use. In other words, a variety of industrial local knowledge and technological supporting networks are deployed evenly and densely in Taiwan. Artifacts...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (2): 229-253.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... 6 9 2009 31 5 2010 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Hydrological management Local specialist Local knowledge Collaboration Lower Yangzi Delta...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (4): 521-540.
Published: 01 December 2010
... study. Key dynamics, lessons, methods and mechanisms critical to the success of this intervention are appraised. This paper offers theoretical reflection on boundary work between science, policy and community and focuses on the challenges in including local knowledge to produce ‘useable knowledge’ in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (2): 127-149.
Published: 01 February 2015
... local universities and villages. From then until the early 1970s, American, Chinese, and Taiwanese scientists integrated farmers' associations, laboratory research, agricultural extension, and applied industrial research. Starting in the 1960s with the rise of the Cold War, Taiwanese technocrats...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2009) 3 (4): 505-509.
Published: 01 December 2009
... local innovation, or to imitation? What constitutes local knowledge on nature/body/mind/spirit in the region, and should that local knowledge be preserved or continue to be produced? Should local knowledge production be combined with the universal knowledge production registry system? Since techno...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (1): 175-177.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Shuhei Kimura Kim Boumsoung , Meiji Taishō no Nihon no jishingaku: Rōkaru saiensu o koete [Beyond Local Science: The Evolution of Japanese Seismology during the Meiji and the Taisho Eras] Tokyo : Tokyo Daigaku Shuppankai , 2007 . vi + 174pp , ¥3,360 . 7 4 2010 7 4 2010...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2007) 1 (1): 53-75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... elements into account in considering decision making and utilization of participatory methods. At the very least, we can collect decision-making process cases relating to local controversy about (energy) technologies similar to Maki-machi and can analyze them. Based on these knowledge databases, we will be...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2016) 10 (3): 247-267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... highlighted, this is not a smooth journey. These scholars have diligently documented the risks and failures of global health technologies traveling due to their lack of appreciation of local knowledge and local needs, as well as the risk of reinforcing asymmetrical power relations. Nonetheless, as global...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (1): 123-127.
Published: 01 March 2010
... realized through techno-scientific success. The Japanese were the first in East Asia to adopt Western science and technology and have the strongest economy because of it. It is equally obvious, however, that while local innovation and technological advancement have brought benefits, they have also brought...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (2): 221-241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... pivotal place in the development of science and technology. As Bruno Latour and others have argued, it is the travel of instruments, texts, and scientists among local sites of scientific practice that makes science's universal knowledge claim possible ( Bourguet, Licoppe, and Sibum 2002 ; Latour 1987...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2012) 6 (3): 379-399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... factors as defined in ICH E5, have become a proxy for long-held cultural perceptions of “local biology” based on a notion of ethnic uniqueness and bioidentity in Japan. Ethnobridging studies, we argue, are more than venues for the production of scientific and clinical data. They produce data in concert...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (2): 167-186.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., production and adoption, were critical for constructing the local vaccine market and industry. Korea and Taiwan are characterized according to two network configurations: regeneration and translation , respectively. In Korea, the production network was formed before the adoption network. The production...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (2): 117-126.
Published: 01 February 2015
... strategy of working at the meso-level. Most of its contributors do not evaluate local STS theory or cases directly. Adopting one of the STS insights into knowing practices, this special issue focuses instead on the knowledge spaces that simultaneously enact and are enacted by institutions , which...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (2): 185-205.
Published: 01 June 2010
... where merchants, local elites, and governments actively disseminated useful knowledge. In the more commercialized parts of China, a considerable percentage of the population enjoyed at least some degree of literacy. Even in less developed regions, most villages contained a few literate men who could...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (1): 71-90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... ( Hess 2007 ). Furthermore, social movements in communities are not just operating locally but are also entrenched in networks in different scales, from the urban to the global. The void of an authoritative municipal government and the lack of reliable city water services become a prospect for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (2): 265-288.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Practical knowledge Embodied knowledge Skill Everyday technologies Northeast China In northern China, until recently, farmers lived in houses made of local materials, of mud, stone and wood. In general, people...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (4): 519-540.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Taiwanese discourses on menstrual education in the public sphere, which were an important means of creating a new, large-scale social order designed to mitigate the supposed inadequacy of the local knowledge conveyed by mothers and other women to young girls within the domestic sphere. I focus on the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (2): 331-334.
Published: 01 June 2019
... practicalities of their scientific life with which the visions and regimes are articulated. This approach may offer a promising avenue for the scholars working on STS in each locale. Taking seriously the mundane concerns of scientists that are shaped not only in the epistemic culture of a specific discipline...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (2): 257-277.
Published: 01 June 2019
... disability metascientific judgment framing probative scheme of values Citizen science can be broadly seen as the involvement of nonscientist citizens in knowledge production of science. While enlisting local knowledge or labor of nonscientists for scientific knowledge-making has remained an...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2016) 10 (4): 377-399.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that US foreign agencies, private foundations, and scholars, with their various interests and concerns, worked with local actors in the production of biopolitical knowledge in 1950s Taiwan. Similarly, social scientists ( Camic, Gross, and Lamont 2011 b; Hartmann and Unger 2014 ) have lately begun...